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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 21:33
 SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Malibu Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Los Angeles County will close permanently at 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18. Until then, the center, at the Malibu Courthouse, 23525 Civic...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 14:24
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Malibu Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Los Angeles County will close permanently at 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18. Until then, the center, at the Malibu Courthouse, 23525 Civic...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 08:05
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –- Florida survivors of Hurricane Michael will have additional time to file proof-of-loss claims for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) following FEMA’s decision to extend...
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 16:31
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses were burned to the ground in mid-November, as wildfires spread through portions of Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Countless other...
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 15:41
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses were burned to the ground in mid-November, as wildfires spread through portions of Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Countless other...
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 15:27
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses were burned to the ground in mid-November, as wildfires spread through portions of Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Countless other...
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 09:01
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – National Lumber and Sears have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes safer and stronger from earthquakes and...
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 21:16
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Over the two months since wildfires in two disparate regions of the state grew into deadly disasters of historic proportions, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and...
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 13:27
RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at Brown’s Hardware in Red Springs Jan. 11 through Jan. 18. FEMA flood mitigation...
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 13:20
What is STEP? Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) is a program managed by the State of North Carolina that provides homeowners with limited, temporary repairs to make a home safe, clean...
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 11:58
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded more than $525 million in additional funds to Puerto Rico to cover costs related to Hurricane María. These awards bring the amount of funds obligated under...
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 08:03
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The State/FEMA disaster recovery center in Port St. Joe will close permanently at 1 p.m. Saturday Jan. 12, but help is still available. Many of the same services are also...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 16:20
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Free counseling services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help those dealing with stress caused by Hurricane Michael. Survivors can call 800-985-5990 (TTY 800-...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 08:07
TALLAHASEE, Fla. –Three months after Hurricane Michael made landfall, communities continue recovery efforts with support from the State of Florida and federal agencies. More than $835.4 million in...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 13:25
As of Jan. 4 Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Liberty County residents have received more than $6 million in total federal funds:  More than $1 million in federal grants...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 13:23
As of Jan. 4, unless otherwise noted Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Leon County residents have received more than $4.4 million in total federal funds:  More than $856,...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 13:21
As of Jan. 4, unless otherwise noted Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, residents of Jackson County have received more than $56.2 million in total federal funds:  3,761...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 13:19
As of January 4Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Holmes County residents have received more than $1.79 million in total federal funds:  More than $445,500 in federal...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 13:16
As of Jan. 4, unless otherwise noted Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Gulf County residents have received more than $111 million in total federal funds:  1,766...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 13:14
As of Jan. 4, unless otherwise noted Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Gadsden County residents have received more than $11.4 million in total federal funds:  More than $...